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UF MBA Executive program ranked No. 3 among publics in Southeastern US

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The UF MBA Executive program was named the No. 3 program among publics on Ivy Exec’s “2020 Best Executive MBA Programs” Southeast regional rankings. The program ranked No. 9 overall in the Southeast, and No. 44 in the world, a 17-place jump from last year. Ivy Exec also compiles regional rankings based on additional program characteristics. In the Southeast, the UF MBA Executive program was ranked in the top 20 among all categories. Global Experience – No. 5

Fisher School graduate program among the top 10 for sixth year in a row

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Fisher School of Accounting’s graduate program at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business continued to hold its position as a preeminent program on U.S. News & World Report’s “2021 Best Graduate Schools” list released Tuesday. For the sixth consecutive year, it was named among the top 10 public programs in the nation. The graduate accounting program is ranked No. 9 among U.S. public schools and No. 20 overall. It outranked graduate accounting programs at

UF MBA named a top 10 public program for second year

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  UF MBA at the Warrington College of Business rode its positive momentum to another great ranking on U.S. News & World Report’s “2021 Best Graduate Schools” released March 17. For the second consecutive year, UF MBA was named among the top 10 U.S. public programs and top 30 national programs. The UF MBA Full-Time program placed in the No. 28 spot overall and the No. 10 position among U.S. publics. “The latest rankings from U.S. News &

UF MBA students host inaugural Diversity Weekend

When I ran for the President of our MBA Association, one of my main goals was to increase and celebrate the diversity within the UF MBA program. To honor that commitment, I set out to create a committee of individuals that shared my passion to help create a new, diversity focused immersive experience for individuals interested in our UF MBA. In the fall we came together as a team to plan and organize our inaugural Diversity Weekend for prospective students.

Student Spotlight: Jenna Griffiths

The Warrington College of Business is full of standout students. No matter their program or major, students are using their time on campus to prepare for impactful careers. This series features exceptional students from across Warrington. Jenna came to the Master of International Business (MIB) program from the Heavener School of Business as a marketing major in January 2019. Learn more about what makes Jenna a standout student from the Warrington College of Business. Q: Tell us about yourself. Griffiths:

How this public relations major benefitted from a business education in the Master of Science in Management program

Nick Tharp (MSM ’19) graduated from the University of Florida’s Master of Science in Management (MSM) program in fall 2019 and is currently working for one of the world’s largest defense contractors, General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT). Like most people having been born and raised in Florida and nearby states, I always dreamt of attending the University of Florida. What I did not expect was the amount of personnel and professional opportunities and growth the university could provide me. The

UF MBA Online program remains among the best in the world according to the Financial Times

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA has once again proved itself as one of the best options for students seeking an online business degree, according to the Financial Times’ “Top 10 Online MBA Rankings” released Monday.   “At UF MBA, we’re focused on providing our students with the best in all aspects of our program,” said John Gresley, Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA. “From our early beginnings in 1999, the UF MBA Online program has strived to present our students

Entrepreneurship students consult with local business owner to revamp marketing efforts and prepare for Guinness World Record attempt

Jill Davis (BSA ’09) has long been passionate about animals. You can see it across her business, non-profit organization and ideas for products that benefit our furry companions. But in the time since the University of Florida alumna and Gainesville Entrepreneurship and Adversity Program participant first started her pet daycare Dogs Rule and her non-profit Animals Helping Humans and Humans Helping Animals (AHHHHA), a lot has changed. Shifting technology has outdated her website and social media platforms have altered the

The 15 Best Value MBA Programs | Financial Times

“Whether a prospective MBA student can secure a scholarship, land a job with a good wage, and pay off their student debt quickly, are now essential to their decision to apply for business school,” writes Seb Murray of Business Because. “High tuition fees, and pressure to stay in work, mean MBA candidates are more discerning about the flagship management qualification. Calculating return on investment is vital. Each year, the Financial Times releases an MBA ranking of the world’s 100 best business schools.

How a Master of Science in Management helped prepare this alumnus for a role at Amazon

Carlo Claudio completed his Master of Science in Management (MSM) in 2014. Today, he is working as an area manager at ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Amazon. He came to the MSM program with an undergraduate major in sports management from the UF College of Health and Human Performance. Carlo interviews people across the country for positions with Amazon. He came back to UF’s campus recently to share with students what to do and what not to do in an interview.  Q: Tell us about yourself.